WASD has built a strong network of researchers, policy makers, educators, consultants and employers from all parts of the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current developments and challenges. This directory include all people who either participated in any of our various events (conferences, seminars, workshops, debates, etc) and/or contributed to one of our publications (books and journals). If you are interested in joining the WASD network directory, please  complete the application form. Please check your details in our directory after 48 hrs and if you can not find your name, please contact the directory coordinator at admin@wasd.org.uk.

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Prof. Tariq Shareef Younis


Professor Tariq Shareef Younis has thirty years of teaching and supervision at both undergraduate and graduate level. He is a graduate of Mosul University, Iraq, where he received his BSc in Business and Accounting.…

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Ann Pettifor


Ann Pettifor was born in South Africa and took her degree in politics and economics at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. She spent a formative period of her life in Tanzania in the early 1970s before coming to Britain, and working at the Headquarters of the British Labour Party.…

Abutalib Balla Guma Mohammed


Abutalib Balla Guma Mohammed is a researcher of soil science in the Department of Environmental Pollution, Environment and Natural Resources Institute (ENRRI), National Center For Research, Ministry of Science and Technology in Khartoum-Sudan, he graduated from the faculty of Agriculture, University of Khartoum, majoring in soil science.…

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Prof. Ahmed Alshumaimri

Professor and Chairman

Ahmed Alshumaimri is a professor of Marketing at the college of Economics and Business in Qassim University and dean of graduate studies at the same university. He holds an MBA degree from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in the USA and PhD in Marketing from Nottingham University in the UK.…

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Nivedha Nithyanandhan


I am Nivedha Nithyanandhan just completed bachelor’s degree in Food Processing and Quality Control at Stella Maris College affiliated to University of Madras. Currently looking forward to pursuing master’s degree in the food science and quality management.…

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H. E. Masud Khalifazoda


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Dr. Hazbo Skoko


Dr.Hazbo SKoko Australia holds a doctorate in IT/ICT Management, Master in Information Economics, and another Master in International Business Management. My professional commercial, research and teaching experience includes working in throughout the world, including Montenegro, Serbia, Germany, Sweden, Canada, Chine, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Cambodia, Slovenia, France, the UK, New Zealand, the US, Saudi Arabia and Australia.…

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Dr. Ahmed E Sidahmed

Associate Director

Extensive experience- agriculture & rural development with FAO, IFAD, USAID, AU-IBAR, WB. Led, managed advised, evaluated, reviewed, assessed development, research and emergency programs; coordinated strategies, work plans. Negotiated, raised funds.…

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Anastasia Shevtsova

Impact and Insight Intern

UCL alumni, working in social enterprise and running my own sustainability blog. In hope to open my own venture in Tashkent, I network with finance and development professionals that seek and create innovations around the world.

Prof. David Dubster


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H. E. Olga Algayerova

Executive Secretary

Ms Olga Algayerova is the Executive Secretary of the UNECE. She took office on 1 June 2017. Ms. Algayerova brings to the position a combination of leadership and diplomatic skills with deep knowledge of the region with its challenges and opportunities and a strong focus on building and nurturing partnerships among key stakeholders with the United Nations. …

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Prof. Mohammed Khalil

Clinical Professor

Dr. Khalil is a Clinical Professor at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville. He was trained in veterinary medicine and anatomy at the University of Khartoum in Sudan.…

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Dr. Abdelheq Lachachi

Associate Professor

Dr. Abdelheq Lachachi is an associate professor at the University of Tlemcen, Algeria and the Aljouf University the Saudi Arabia Kingdom. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Master’s degree in Human Resources Management (Major in the promotion) from the University of Tlemcen, Algeria in 2008 and 2010 respectively.…

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Associate Professor

Dr. Vijay Bhasin is an Associate Professor at the University of Cape Coast. He has a teaching experience for 38 years. Specialities: Macroeconomics, International Economics, health economics

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Balazs Kozak

Project Manager

Field of expertise: sustainable development; environmental consultancy; urban and regional development; project development and management; strategic planning; research.

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Prof. Cheryl M. E. McCrindle


Prof Cheryl M E McCrindle BVSc(Hons) PhD, is a registered veterinarian, with considerable experience in production animal medicine and veterinary public health. Her research interests include farming systems and the welfare of livestock and working equids.…

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Dr. Omowonuola Nwisi

Medical Doctor

‘Wonuola Nwisi is a registered medical doctor, specialising in child and adolescent psychiatry. Her culminated experience in various subspecialities of paediatric medicine and surgery, child and adolescent psychiatric inpatient units and community settings, for over two decades, fuels her holistic approach in her assessments and development of treatment plans. …